Young-Hye Na

About Me

Dr. Young-Hye Na is the research manager that is leading the group dedicated to “Materials and Process Innovations for the Energy Industry” at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San José, California, USA. Dr. Na’s expertise lies in surface chemistry, material science, and nanotechnology, with a focus on developing functional materials (polymers, organic thin films, nanocomposites, and nanoparticles) for various applications, including, but not limited to, water treatment membranes and energy storage devices (i.e., next-generation batteries).

Dr. Na collaborates with researchers from the University of Alberta and NRC’s Nanotechnology Research Center on self-assembly materials, surface coatings, and antifouling membranes with the support of the IBM-Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) in Canada. She has supervised visiting scholars, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students and interns at IBM-Almaden for many years.

Young-Hye Na

Young-Hye Na

Adjunct Professor

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